Friendly Visiting Volunteers Needed!

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Selfhelp

Selfhelp Queens North Friendly Visiting is a program that matches homebound seniors with volunteers in their community who make weekly in-person, phone, and/or video visits. Friendly visiting is an enriching opportunity for the volunteer to develop a meaningful friendship. Together, the older adult and volunteer can discuss shared interests, learn/teach new skills, read books, learn technology, and celebrate special holidays. Your time and companionship as a friendly visitor is invaluable!

We ask for a minimum commitment of six months for weekly hour-long visits. Matches are based on volunteer availability and geographic location. Our office is located in Flushing and we service the areas of College Point, Bayside, Whitestone, and Flushing.

* We currently in need of KOREAN, GREEK, ITALIAN, SPANISH, RUSSIAN, and AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) speakers!

REQUIREMENTS:
Volunteers must be 18 or older. An interview, training, references, and background check are required.

COMMITMENT:
Weekly hour-long visits for a minimum of 6 months.

DAY & TIME:
Flexible

LOCATION (may vary):
45-25 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11355

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Community Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

45-25 Kissena Blvd.Flushing, NY 11355

(40.74931,-73.82132)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Painting
  • Crocheting
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least an hour a week for 6 months.

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